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Re: Neurontin and psychosis

Posted by Lawrence s. on May 10, 2001, at 11:31:59

In reply to Re: Neurontin and psychosis, posted by Doo on May 9, 2001, at 11:16:35

> > Yes, I had a "paradoxical" effect to Neurontin. I began experiencing psycosis like symptoms for the first time in my life. Fortunately, I returned to my normal self after discontinuation.
> Hi Lawrence, thank's for your reply
> Can you describe those symptoms?
> > >My symptoms were: vivid hallucinations, and fragments of nonsensical dreams while wide awake. Very scarey!
> I met my pdoc, and I will lower the dose to 2000mg then maybe to 1600mg. Depends how I feel with 2000. In fact I'm tempted to lower directly to 1600. I don't want to feel like I did in the last few days.
> I makes me angry when I think that I can never tell for sure if a med helps me or not.
> Bye,
> Doo
> > > Hello everyone,
> > >
> > > I was taking Neurontin 1600 mg (4 doses of 400) and it seemed all right, but my pdoc and I decided to give it a try at a higher dosage. Now I take 4 x 600 mg. It might be also because of something that happened to me last week, but the last two days I felt on the edges of psychosis. Dysphoric, self-detructive impulses, self-hatred. Tomorrow, I meet my pdoc.
> >
> > >
> > > Has anyone heard of such a 'revival effect' of psychosis with Neurontin?
> > >
> > > The other effects of Neurontin right now is some kind of 'fluffyness' like I was in a cloud. That effect is not disabilitating in any way.
> > >
> > > oh and btw, I also take Manerix (moclobemide) 300 mg.
> > >
> > > Any feedback appreciated.
> > > Doo, feeling no good.




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